1998 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

Winds in knots, pressure in millibars, category is based on Saffir-Simpson scale.

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ALEX 27 JUL-03 AUG 45 1000 - 
2Hurricane BONNIE 19-30 AUG 100 954 3 
3Tropical Storm CHARLEY 21-22 AUG 50 1003 - 
4Hurricane DANIELLE 24 AUG-03 SEP 90 955 2 
5Hurricane EARL 31 AUG-03 SEP 85 986 2 
6Tropical Storm FRANCES 08-12 SEP 55 990 - 
7Hurricane GEORGES 15-29 SEP 130 938 4 
8Tropical Storm HERMINE 17-20 SEP 40 999 - 
9Hurricane IVAN 20-27 SEP 80 975 1 
10Hurricane JEANNE 21 SEP-01 OCT 90 970 2 
11Hurricane KARL 23-28 SEP 90 970 2 
12Hurricane LISA 05-09 OCT 65 987 1 
13Hurricane MITCH 22 OCT-05 NOV 155 5 
14Hurricane NICOLE 24 NOV-01 DEC 75 979 1 

Saffir-Simpson Scale

The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale):

Type Category Pressure (mb) Winds
(knots)
Winds
(mph)
Line Color
Depression TD ----- < 34 < 39 Green
Tropical Storm TS ----- 34-63 39-73 Yellow
Hurricane 1 > 980 64-82 74-95 Red
Hurricane 2 965-980 83-95 96-110 Light Red
Hurricane 3 945-965 96-112 111-130 Magenta
Hurricane 4 920-945 113-135 131-155 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 White

NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph


Individual Storm Details

  • Tropical Storm ALEX (27 JUL-03 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000 Category: TS

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  • Hurricane BONNIE (19-30 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 3 Category: 3

    IR image off of the Bahamas (23Z 23 Aug)
    Visible image off of Florida (18Z 25 Aug)
    Visible image off of North Carolina (14Z 26 Aug)
    Visible image at landfall (19Z 26 Aug)
    Radar loop at landfall (1Z 27 Aug)
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  • Tropical Storm CHARLEY (21-22 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1003 Category: TS

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  • Hurricane DANIELLE (24 AUG-03 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 955 Category: 2

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  • Hurricane EARL (31 AUG-03 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 986 Category: 2

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  • Tropical Storm FRANCES (08-12 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 990 Category: TS

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  • Hurricane GEORGES (15-29 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 130 Min Pres: 938 Category: 4

    Visible image east of Lesser Antilles (20 Sep)
    Infrared image east of Lesser Antilles (20 Sep)
    Visible image east of Hispaniola (22 Sep)
    Visible image west of Hispaniola (23 Sep)
    Visible image east of Florida (26 Sep)
    Infrared image east of Florida (26 Sep)
    Visible image off Alabama coast (27 Sep)
    Radar loop off Alabama coast (27 Sep)
    Radar loop at landfall - Alabama coast (28 Sep)
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  • Tropical Storm HERMINE (17-20 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 999 Category: TS

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  • Hurricane IVAN (20-27 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 975 Category: 1

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  • Hurricane JEANNE (21 SEP-01 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 970 Category: 2

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  • Hurricane KARL (23-28 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 970 Category: 2

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  • Hurricane LISA (05-09 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1

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  • Hurricane MITCH (22 OCT-05 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 155 Category: 5

    IR image north of Honduras (18Z 26 Oct)
    Closeup visible image (18Z 26 Oct)
    Wide visible image (18Z 26 Oct)
    Closeup visbile image near sunset (21Z 26 Oct)
    Visible loop (26 Oct)
    IR loop (26 Oct)
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  • Hurricane NICOLE (24 NOV-01 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 979 Category: 1

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